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A two-day event for students interested in a career in Christian radio.

Join your peers and top industry professionals for two days of educational opportunities, mentorships, networking, collaboration, panel discussions, Q&A, breakouts, studio tours, & even a few surprises!

*Registration closes October 25th.

Have you dreamed of…
Having your own radio show?
Crafting the sound?
Building a promotion?
Organizing a social strategy?
Creating digital assets?
Leading a radio team?

CMBU kicks off with lunch on Friday, November 8, with CMB’s industry leaders. This is a great place to connect with many radio professionals representing a variety of areas within the CMB community. CMBU will conclude on Saturday with a big finale and service project.

CMBU is an educational initiative under the umbrella of Christian Music Broadcasters. CMB brings Christian media from around the world together for the purpose of reaching listeners with the Gospel message by developing and producing relevant programming that encourages listener interest in and involvement with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

When & Where?

FRI. NOV 8  •  12pm – 6:30  |  SAT. NOV 9  •  9am – 9pm 
Fellowship Bible Church
1210 Franklin Road Brentwood, TN

Aloft Nashville
7109 South Springs Drive Franklin, TN 37067
$139 per night (Includes Breakfast)
The CMB room block has expired. Please call 615-221-6520 to book a room at our host hotel.

What's included in my $50 registration?

Lunch & Dinner on Friday & Saturday
All Educational Sessions
Tour of Capitol Christian Music Group & WAY-FM
Saturday Finale & Evening Event

*Registration is open for anyone over the age of 16. Students under the age of 18 must submit the Parental Consent Form in order to attend CMB University.



Friday, November 8

11:00am – Check-in
12:00pm – Lunch
12:45pm – Interview & Performance by Matthew West
1:15pm – Speaker  •  Gator Harrison
2:00pm – CMBU Compassion Mission
2:30-5:30pm – WAY-FM & Capitol Christian Music Group Tours
5:45pm – Dinner
Rest of evening – CMBU Compassion Mission

Saturday, November 9

8:45am – Check-in
– Welcome & Devotional

9:20am – Table Discussions
10:30am – Speaker  •  Michelle Younkman
11:00am – Panel  •  Dave Cruse, Carol Ellingson, Matt Stockman, Sterling Tarrant, Olivia Yetman, & Wally – Moderated by Stacey Stone
12:00pm – Lunch & CMBU Compassion Mission
1:30pm – Breakouts
2:45pm – CMBU Compassion Mission Presentations
4:15pm – GM Panel  •  Sandi Brown, Matt Hahn, John Scaggs, & Michelle Younkman – Moderated by Jason Sharp
5:15pm – Service Project with Buckner International
6:00pm – CMBU Compassion Mission Winners Announced
7:00pm – Evening Event  •  Axe Throwing with Provident Label Group

*Schedule subject to change.

I’m so excited for the educational opportunities that CMBU will bring to our students – providing experiences, networking, and mentoring beyond their classroom experiences!

Brian McIntyre
Ministry Director
Olivet Nazarene University  |  Shine.FM

2021 Membership Exclusives

January – Your 2021 Radio Goals – Virtual Event
March – Radio Station Field Trip
April – A Webinar for YOUR Board
May – Virtual Mentoring Event
June – SURPRISE BENEFIT at Momentum
July – Salary Survey Webinar
August – Fundraising Webinar
September – Creative Images
October – Techsurvey Webinar
November – Radio Station Field Trip
December – Virtual Christmas Party

*subject to change


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